Mohammad Jafar Montazeri

Mohammad Jafar Montazeri
Attorney-General of Iran
Assumed office
1 April 2016
Appointed by Sadeq Larijani
Preceded by Ebrahim Raeesi
Head of Special Clerical Court
Assumed office
Appointed by Sadeq Larijani
Personal details
Born 1949 (age 6667)
Qom, Iran
Political party Combatant Clergy Association[1]
Alma mater Qom Seminary
Religion Islam

Mohammad Jafar Montazeri (Persian: محمدجعفر منتظری; born 1949 in Qom) is an Iranian cleric and judge and the current Attorney-General of Iran since 1 April 2016.[2] He was previously head of Iran's Administrative Justice Court and Special Clerical Court.[3]


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